Organic Chia Seed Black

Organic Black Chia Seeds. The chia seed has white or purple flowers and comes from the same family as the mint, the Lamiaceae family. This annual herb is native to Southern Mexico and Guatemala and was cultivated by the Aztec in pre-Columbian times.

Certified Organic: ACO

Country of Origin: Peru

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Organic Black Chia Seed.? It was so valued that it was given as an annual tribute by the people to the rulers. It was a staple to the Aztec being the third most important crop behind maize and beans, and ahead of amaranth. Tribute and taxes to the Aztec priesthood and nobility were often paid in chia seeds. It is still used in Mexico and Guatemala, with the seeds sometimes ground, or whole seeds used for nutritious drinks and as a food source. Chia seeds are extremely nutrient rich and full of antioxidants, fiber and a good balance of essential amino acids. Approximately 64%. Organic Black Chia Seeds will Sprout.

These humble seeds can also be sprouted and are used in a similar manner as alfalfa sprouts in salads, sandwiches and other dishes. A common way to use chia seeds is to soak 1 part chia seeds to 9 parts water, for 5-10 minutes, or overnight for pudddings.? The water will turn gelatinous. Either to create breakfast pudding or add to smoothies, juices etc. NOTE: Sprout ability is subject to the quality of each batch. NOTE: Chia seeds absorb huge amounts of water, therefore it is very important to consume enough water when consuming chia seeds. ALSO there is almost no nutritional difference between black and white chia.

ALSO to obtain the essential fatty acids from chia seeds, they must be ground (in a coffee grinder is ideal) before eating.

Certified Organic: ACO

Country of Origin: Peru

You can use Santos Organics Chia Seed Black to make our:

Lemon & Chia Shortbread Biscuits

Weight 25.0000 kg
Weight

1kg, 25kg